Archive for "September, 2012"

Kapa’a Slack Key Thursdays

Kauai

Thursday Evenings: 
Kapa’a Slack Key Thursdays.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ‘ukulele concerts.  September 6 – Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele; September 13 – Heart of Slack Key; September 20 – Kauai Slack Key; September 27 – Hawaii’s Sunset Music.  Tickets: $20 ($15 keiki/seniors).  A portion of the proceeds supports Na Keiki O ka ‘Aina.  A portion of the proceeds supports Na Keiki ‘O ka ‘Aina. Located in the Children of the Land Cultural Center, Kauai Village (Safeway/Longs) Center, Kapa’a.  5:00 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit www.mcmasterslackkey.com.

Hawaiiana Live

Big Island

Every Wednesday:
Hawaiiana Live. Experience Hawaiian history, traditions and culture through storytelling, film, music, oli (chant) and hula. Topics change weekly as the program revolves around the Hawaiian lunar calendar. Newly restored pipe organ featured. Palace Theater in Hilo. Wednesdays at 11 a.m. $5/children free. Call (808) 934-7010 or visit www.hilopalace.com.

Enjoy Tahitian dancing under the Banyan Trees at center stage

Kauai

Every Tuesday and Thursday:
Enjoy Tahitian dancing under the Banyan Trees at center stage, 5: 00 p.m., in the heart of Po`ipu at the Po`ipu Shopping Village, 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr., Po’ipu.  Find great island shopping, dining and entertainment in Po`ipu Shopping Village. For current entertainment schedules and more information, call Po`ipu Shopping Village at (808) 742-2831 or visit www.poipushoppingvillage.com.

Discover and Experience Waimea

Kauai

Every Monday: 
Discover and Experience Waimea.  For visitors and residents of all ages interested in information on landmarks, history, culture, family history, genealogy of places and people. 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Waimea Historic Tours, Lei Making.  West Kauai Tech & Visitor Center.  Free (donations accepted).  For information call West Kauai Technology & Visitor Center at (808) 338-1332.

Kauai Aloha Festival

Kauai

Monday, September 3: 
Kauai Aloha Festival.  The Hawai’i Alive Show with Wallis and Shana Punua welcomes the 2012 Kaua’i Aloha Festivals Royal Family to a night of music. See the Royal Court and enjoy one of Kaua’i’s well-known entertaining family with hula, Tahitian, and the only multiple Fire Knife Dance. Call (808) 651-6202 for show-only reservations or the Kauai Marriott at (808) 245-5050 for dinner and show reservations.  For information call (808) 346-6924 or visit www.kauaialohafestivals.com.

Starry Night Cinema – My Dig Skip

Maui

Sunday, September 2: 
Starry Night Cinema – My Dig Skip.  This free family fun event features the wholesome film, My Dog Skip, on the big screen. Based on the autobiographical book, My Dog Skip by Willie Morris, the story is about a shy boy growing up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog and best friend. Starring Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon and Diane Lane.  Bring a blanket or beach chair to relax on the lawn and enjoy casual dining, drink specials and music.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, A&B Amphitheater lawn.  7:00 p.m.  For information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

20th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Keauhou-Kona Style

Big Island

Sunday, September 2: 
20th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Keauhou-Kona Style. Featuring 15 of some of Hawaii’s finest practitioners of this guitar art form, this 6 hour musical journey will surely exude the “Aloha Spirit”.  Shop for arts and crafts from local artisans and enjoy local food favorites and refreshments at the festival. Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa (Ballroom), 78-128 Ehukai Street, Kailua-Kona. 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  For information call (808) 226-2697 or visit www.slackkeyfestival.com.

Emily T Gail Talks Golf & Other Sports

Big Island

Every Sunday 6:00 pm: 
Emily T Gail Talks Golf & Other Sports sponsored by Aloha Big Island Visitor Guide is an hour long conversation with and about people and events on the Big Island and the mainland.  Emily talks with recreational, high school and professional athletes and the coaches, the parents, the organizers, the media and so much more.  Learn what’s going on in sports on the island where visitors are always welcome to participate and be a part of our Big Island Sports community. ESPN Radio AM850 Hilo AM790 Kona.  Emily T Gail (808) 896-6780, emilytgail@emilys.org, www.emilys.org.

Uluwehi Guerrero

Maui

Saturday, September 1: 
Uluwehi Guerrero.  Kumu Hula/Recording Artist Uluwehi Guerrero celebrates his 30th year of sharing his music and hula with the world. Spend an evening with Uluwehi and Hālau Kauluokalā in Celebration of the Heart – Faith, Hope and Aloha.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 7:30 p.m.  For tickets and information visit call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

Ka’anapli Fresh

Maui

Friday – Sunday, August 31 – September 2: 
Ka’anapli Fresh.  Sample chefs’ menus, learn about Grown-on-Maui products with Maui’s farmers, savor the beauty of Ka’anapali, play on the beach, and simply enjoy the rich history of the land. Festivities include Golf Tournament, Progressive Dinner, Grown on Maui Farmers Market, Maui Coffee Tour, Ka’anapali Fresh Food & Wine Festival featuring entertainment by Spyro Gyra and Makana, Sunday Brunch, and a concert under the Ka’anapali moonlight featuring Third Eye Blind. Ka’anapali Beach Resort, 34 Kupuohi St., Lahaina.  For schedule of events and information call (808) 243-2290 or visit www.kaanapalifresh.com.